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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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Walking Gardening Running Aerobics Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,732 3,373 53.7 51.9-55.5 373 5.4 4.7- 6.2 382 10.1 9.0-11.3 211 3.3 2.7- 4.0 1,393 27.5 25.9-29.2
-Piedmont NC 3,405 1,963 52.5 50.2-54.8 203 4.9 4.0- 5.9 243 10.1 8.7-11.7 131 3.5 2.7- 4.6 865 29.0 26.9-31.2
GENDER
Male 1,365 639 42.5 39.2-46.0 75 5.0 3.7- 6.7 146 13.1 11.0-15.6 *** *** *** 482 37.3 34.0-40.7
Female 2,040 1,324 61.8 58.7-64.8 128 4.7 3.7- 6.0 97 7.3 5.7- 9.4 108 4.9 3.8- 6.3 383 21.3 18.7-24.0
RACE
White 2,528 1,434 51.2 48.5-53.9 177 5.8 4.8- 7.1 166 9.4 7.9-11.3 92 3.6 2.6- 5.0 659 29.9 27.4-32.5
African American 604 383 59.0 53.4-64.3 *** *** *** 34 8.2 5.6-11.9 30 4.0 2.5- 6.5 138 26.0 21.3-31.3
Other minorities 223 116 49.4 41.4-57.5 *** *** *** 35 17.9 12.5-25.1 *** *** *** 58 27.8 21.0-35.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 206 114 52.6 44.5-60.5 *** *** *** 19 12.5 7.7-19.7 *** *** *** 57 28.2 21.5-36.0
Non-Hispanic 3,179 1,836 52.5 50.1-54.9 197 5.1 4.2- 6.1 220 9.8 8.4-11.4 120 3.5 2.6- 4.6 806 29.2 26.9-31.5
AGE
18-34 596 240 40.8 36.2-45.6 15 2.1 1.2- 3.7 122 19.1 15.7-23.0 25 3.7 2.0- 6.6 194 34.3 29.9-39.0
35-54 1,073 613 53.4 49.6-57.2 53 5.2 3.7- 7.4 102 9.8 7.8-12.1 40 3.6 2.4- 5.3 265 28.0 24.6-31.8
55-64 672 434 64.9 60.2-69.4 53 6.8 5.0- 9.3 *** *** *** 17 2.5 1.4- 4.4 158 23.8 19.9-28.2
65-74 602 387 64.9 59.7-69.7 48 7.5 5.2-10.7 *** *** *** 30 4.6 2.9- 7.0 133 22.4 18.4-27.1
75+ 431 269 57.0 50.5-63.3 31 8.3 5.4-12.4 *** *** *** 19 3.5 2.0- 6.0 110 30.7 24.7-37.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 237 63.3 56.2-69.9 27 5.4 3.4- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 23.7 17.8-30.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 819 512 55.0 50.3-59.7 50 4.7 3.3- 6.4 38 8.8 6.1-12.5 22 2.1 1.2- 3.7 197 29.4 25.1-34.0
Some Post-H.S. 899 514 51.1 46.6-55.5 63 5.6 3.9- 7.9 46 7.9 5.5-11.0 41 5.0 3.1- 7.9 235 30.6 26.5-35.0
College Graduate 1,340 699 48.0 44.5-51.5 62 3.9 2.8- 5.4 147 15.2 12.8-18.0 61 3.5 2.5- 5.0 371 29.3 26.2-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 213 60.7 52.8-68.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 29.9 22.9-38.1
$15,000- 24,999 505 305 57.8 52.1-63.2 40 7.4 5.1-10.8 31 8.9 6.1-12.8 18 3.2 1.8- 5.7 111 22.7 18.5-27.6
$25,000- 34,999 316 190 55.1 47.4-62.6 27 8.8 5.1-14.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 28.8 22.3-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 393 225 56.3 49.6-62.7 20 3.9 2.2- 6.9 25 9.7 6.3-14.6 19 2.9 1.7- 5.0 104 27.2 21.5-33.8
$50,000+ 1,249 648 46.4 42.7-50.1 58 4.1 2.9- 5.8 136 13.8 11.4-16.5 63 4.9 3.3- 7.3 344 30.8 27.4-34.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 706 446 62.5 57.4-67.3 55 7.4 5.2-10.4 *** *** *** 23 2.1 1.3- 3.5 173 26.2 21.9-31.1
No 2,682 1,510 50.5 47.9-53.1 147 4.4 3.5- 5.4 233 11.9 10.3-13.8 105 3.6 2.7- 4.9 687 29.6 27.2-32.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 364 204 53.4 46.8-60.0 22 5.8 3.4- 9.7 18 7.4 4.3-12.6 *** *** *** 114 32.0 26.2-38.5
Non-Veteran 3,038 1,759 52.5 50.0-54.9 181 4.8 3.9- 5.8 225 10.4 8.9-12.1 125 3.7 2.9- 4.9 748 28.6 26.4-31.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,182 704 53.0 48.9-57.0 78 5.8 4.4- 7.6 68 8.9 6.6-11.8 40 2.9 1.9- 4.2 292 29.4 25.7-33.5
No 2,223 1,259 52.3 49.5-55.1 125 4.5 3.6- 5.8 175 10.6 8.9-12.5 91 3.8 2.7- 5.1 573 28.8 26.3-31.5

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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